Dubai making big plans for UAE Centennial 2071
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, have attended the launch of seven national strategies that promote the development model of the State to reach the UAE Centennial 2071.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said: "The UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is pursuing the integrated methodology laid down by the Founding Father, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, with the objective of delivering the future and realising the goals of the UAE Centennial 2071.
"In so doing, the UAE has been applying best international practices until it has become a role model for development thanks to decades of hard work and distinction coupled with dynamic paradigm shifts.
"The meetings address two key questions: Where have we reached and where are we headed over the coming 50 years?"
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also affirmed that the UAE, while endeavouring to build a better future for its generations to come, is relying on an integrated approach combining together all federal and local government entities, seeking, in so doing, to deliver the future, and adopt a preemptive approach towards its challenges with the ultimate goal of creating a better society.
In the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, seven national strategies were launched as part of the efforts being made to promote the development model of the State to reach the UAE Centennial 2071.
Within this context, Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills, conducted a presentation on the Advanced Skills Strategy, while Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, briefed the audience on the UAE Advanced Sciences Strategy.
Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, spoke of the latest developments with regards to the execution of the AI Strategy; and Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, spoke of the country's National Food Security Strategy.
The pillars and targets of the Human Resources Strategy were explained by Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, conducted a presentation on the UAE Cultural Agenda, with Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing, concluding the presentations with a briefing on the goals of the National Programme for Happiness & Wellbeing.
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